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Bernie Sanders has called for a federal ban on all “semi-automatic” firearms. At least Bernie is semi-honest about it…

The truth is, no one wants to take our guns away. They only want to take away or severely restrict the guns they don’t like.

Not a GOA member yet? You can join Gun Owners of America today for only $20! ACTION: Click here to urge your Representative and Senators to lead the charge against the new Obama gun ban. Urge them to cut all funding for this ban — and to leave our seniors alone! Millions of seniors could lose their guns, …

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed its opening brief with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Mance v. Lynch seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that struck down the federal interstate handgun transfer ban. The district court found the ban unconstitutional after a Washington, D.C.-based couple attempted to purchase two handguns in …

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any crazier, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has ramped up its game of doing anything it can to discredit the Harper government. Last Thursday, after the welcomed announcement of the Royal Assent of Bill C-42 – the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act – the RCMP Firearms Program …

We’ve all laughed at Jeff Foxworthy’s clever “You might be a redneck” jokes, but firearm crime is no joking matter, and there are a lot of people committing “gun crimes” every day without even knowing it. Whether you know all about guns and gun laws, or you don’t even own a gun, you might be …

On April 27th, a stunning 2-1 decision was published that upheld a City of Highland Park, Illinois ordinance (§136.005 of the City Code), prohibiting the possession of so-called “assault weapons” and “large‐capacity magazines.” The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Frank Easterbrook held that: [a]nother constitutional principle is relevant: the Constitution establishes a federal republic where …

As some of you may already know, TSM has been monitoring the situation with respect to the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the UN International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) from Geneva for several years. We thought you might find it interesting know that the UN ISACS multi-stakeholder initiative (MSI) recently reopened a comment …

On freerepublic.com, a discussion about the Moms Demand Action push for a gun ban following an armed robbery of a bank inside of a Kroeger’s, brought this commonly expressed question.  This one was from rktman: “Uh, how would this have stopped the robbery again? Please ‘splain that to us.” I will explain it.  MDA is …

A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed too mentally unstable to carry firearms has grown to roughly 34,500 names, a previously undisclosed figure that has raised concerns among some mental health advocates that too many people have been categorized as dangerous. The database, established in the aftermath of the mass shooting in 2012 at …

Gun control in Britain passed in stages, beginning just after World War I and continuing in a reactionary fashion with increasing strictness through the 1990s. When the final stage arrived in 1997, and virtually all handguns were banned via the Firearms Act, the promise was a reduction in crime and greater safety for the British …

The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana has struck down the City of Baton Rouge’s ban (pdf) on the possession of firearms or other weapons in places that sell alcohol, and their parking lots. The lawsuit was filed under Section 1983.   The court granted default judgment to the plaintiff.   A  permanent injunction was ordered …